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Jane Houdyshell

 
Bio:
Jane Houdyshell has previously starred on Broadway in King Lear; A Doll’s House, Part 2 (Tony Award nomination); The Humans (Tony Award); Fish in the Dark; Romeo and Juliet; Follies (Tony nomination); The Importance of Being Earnest; Dead Accounts; Bye Bye Birdie; Wicked; and Well (Tony ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jane Houdyshell has previously starred on Broadway in King Lear; A Doll’s House, Part 2 (Tony Award nomination); The Humans (Tony Award); Fish in the Dark; Romeo and Juliet; Follies (Tony nomination); The Importance of Being Earnest; Dead Accounts; Bye Bye Birdie; Wicked; and Well (Tony ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2019
Earl of Gloucester
  [Broadway]
Benefit Concert, 2005
Mrs. Martini

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2019
Earl of Gloucester

  [Broadway]
Benefit Concert, 2005
Mrs. Martini

Jane Houdyshell Biography

Jane Houdyshell has previously starred on Broadway in King Lear; A Doll’s House, Part 2 (Tony Award nomination); The Humans (Tony Award); Fish in the Dark; Romeo and Juliet; Follies (Tony nomination); The Importance of Being Earnest; Dead Accounts; Bye Bye Birdie; Wicked; and Well (Tony nomination, Theatre World Award). Her Off-Broadway credits include Relevance; The Humans (Obie Award, Drama Desk Award for Best Ensemble); Harrison, TX; Coraline; The Receptionist; The New Century; The Pain and The Itch; Much Ado About Nothing; Well (Obie). She is the recipient of a 2013 Special Drama Desk Award “for her artistry as an exceptionally versatile and distinctive Broadway and Off-Broadway performer.” Her film credits include Greta Gerwig’s Little Women, Lucky Stiff, Everybody’s Fine, Garden State, Trust the Man, and Bounty Hunter. Television: “The Good Fight,” “Quantico,” “American Odyssey,” “Elementary,” “Blue Bloods,” and “Law & Order: SVU.”




Jane Houdyshell News

Meet the Cast of POTUS on Broadway Photo Meet the Cast of POTUS on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2022

Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, officially begins previews tonight, April 14. Meet the cast!

Selina Fillinger's POTUS: OR, BEHIND EVERY GREAT DUMBASS ARE SEVEN WOMEN TRYING TO KE Photo Selina Fillinger's POTUS: OR, BEHIND EVERY GREAT DUMBASS ARE SEVEN WOMEN TRYING TO KEEP HIM ALIVE Will Open on Broadway This Spring
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 1, 2022

Broadway’s uproarious new comedy about the women in charge of the man in charge of the free world, POTUS begins previews at the Shubert Theatre on Thursday, April 14, 2022, with an official Opening Night of Monday, May 9, 2022, for a limited engagement through Sunday, August 14, 2022.

ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING is Now Streaming on Hulu Photo ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING is Now Streaming on Hulu
by Michael Major - Aug 31, 2021

The new murder mystery comedy features appearances by Nathan Lane, Jane Houdyshell, Jane Lynch, and Sting. As Short, Martin, and Gomez record a podcast to document a murder in their apartment building, the three unravel the complex secrets of the building which stretch back years. Perhaps even more explosive are the lies they tell one another.

Photo Flash: First Look at Glenda Jackson & More in KING LEAR on Broadway! Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Glenda Jackson & More in KING LEAR on Broadway!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 3, 2019

This season's new Broadway production of William Shakespeare's King Lear, starring two-time Academy Award winner, two-time Emmy Award winner, and 2018 Tony Award winner Glenda Jackson and directed by Tony Award winner Sam Gold, will open tomorrow, April 4, 2019 at the Cort Theatre. The production will play a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, July 7, 2019.

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule From 6/11-7/8 Photo NBC Shares Primetime Schedule From 6/11-7/8
by Tori Hartshorn - Jun 12, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule From 6/11-7/8

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 3/26-4/22 Photo NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 3/26-4/22
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 27, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 3/26-4/22

Aasif Mandvi, Steven Pasquale, Julie White & More Will Perform at the Steinberg Playw Photo Aasif Mandvi, Steven Pasquale, Julie White & More Will Perform at the Steinberg Playwright Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 21, 2017

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust today announced that Pulitzer-prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar and 2017 Tony Award-nominated playwright Lucas Hnath are the recipients of 2017 Steinberg Playwright Awards.

2016 Flashback: A Year's Worth of Advice from Your Favorite Stars
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 2, 2017

At the end of every 'backstage' interview, BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge asks his guest, 'What is the best bit of advice that you've been given, either personally or professionally, that you still live by?'

Photo Coverage: Sutton Foster & Company Celebrate Opening Night of SWEET CHARITY!
by Walter McBride - Nov 21, 2016

The New Group's SWEET CHARITY opened just last night, November 20, at the Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, where it plays through January 8. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and you can check out photos below!

Photo Coverage: The Stars Realign at the Annual Tonys After Party with DKC/O&M
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 13, 2016

THE 70TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, aired live from the Beacon Theatre, last night, June 12 on the CBS Television Network. After the ceremony is when the real fun started though, as many of the evening's celebrity guests headed to DKC/O&M's annual post-show party at the Baccarat Hotel. BroadwayWorld was there for the special celebration and you can check out photos below!


Jane Houdyshell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jane Houdyshell been in?
Jane Houdyshell has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Jane Houdyshell been in?
Jane Houdyshell has not appeared in the West End